MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - President Barack Obama says he makes no apologies for Wall Street regulation and environmental rules and doesn't buy the GOP charge they're costing job..
An Afghan employee of the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan opened fire Sunday evening in a CIA annex at the embassy, killing a U.S. citizen, a U.S. government official said.
SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Fire Department says a natural gas leak caused an explosion and fire at a north Seattle home. Spokesman Kyle Moore says a couple who li..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal authorities say they are returning $55 million to people ripped off by an Internet-based Ponzi sheme. The Justice Department and Secret ..
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A 22-year-old former flight attendant has pleaded guilty to starting a fire aboard an airplane and forcing an emergency landing in Fargo. Eder ..
World leaders have paid tribute to Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai who passed away while having treatment for ovarian cancer on Monday.
CAIRO (AP) - A Saudi lawyer and rights advocates say authorities will bring a Saudi activist to trial for defying the kingdom's female driving ban. The attorney, ..
GENEVA (AP) - Cities in Iran, India, Pakistan and the capital of Mongolia rank among the worst on the planet for air pollution, while those in the U.S. and Canada are among the bes..
BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) - Thousands of Malawians have attended the funeral of a student activist whose death has raised suspicions amid attacks on anti-government critics.  ..
Since taking up his post as America's new ambassador to China, Gary Locke has become an increasingly popular figure among ordinary Chinese.
Members of Libya's new leadership met Monday in the town of Benghazi for a second day to discuss forming an interim government.
The sound of heavy weapons and machine gun fire echoed through the night in the restive city of Al-Rastan after a large number of tanks moved in to block key roads and areas of town, an opposition activist said Monday.
The historic Palestinian bid for statehood goes before the United Nations Security Council Monday, where it looks set for a largely symbolic debate in the face of a promised American veto.
Safely back on American soil, freed Americans Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer recounted their two years behind the walls of an Iranian prison. Bauer said their espionage trial was a \"total sham.\"
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Her face and lips swollen from Portuguese man o' war stings, marathon swimmer Diana Nyad tried to remain positive about all she had accomplished in two years ..
NEW YORK (AP) - About 80 people were arrested Saturday as demonstrators who were camped out near the New York Stock Exchange marched through lower Manhattan, police said. &nbs..
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro ended a long writing hiatus Monday, penning a three-page essay printed in state media slamming U.S. President Barack Obama's speech to the United Nations last week.
WASHINGTON (ap) The Senate votes today on a Democratic bill to extend government spending until November. As of now, funding runs out on Friday. The bill would also give $3.7 ..
Newly returned from three months out of the country, Yemen's president addressed his people Sunday, blaming "terrorists" for the deadly violence at anti-government protests.
In the sandy arena of Catalonia's La Monumental bullring, the traditional bugle signaled the end of an era Sunday as Barcelona hosted its last bullfight.